Spread variable rate fertilizer up to 120 feet with the BBI Sniper

The new BBI Sniper spinner spreader from Salford gives growers the ability to spread fertilizer accurately up to 120 feet at variable rates, the company says.

Salford marketing manager Anson Boak says the BBI Sniper is ideal for large-scale dry fertilizer application. In this video, recorded at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS), Boak explains how the spread pattern is broken into two sections – a left and right swath – and how the Sniper gives operators 12-section spread pattern control.

“Section control gives growers more efficient application. It can reduce overlap in the field and follow boundary patterns to keep fertilizer out of waterways and fence rows,” says Boak. “With swath control, we’re able to bring that swath down to near zero and keep the fertilizer where you need it for greatest efficiency.”

Boak points to the accuracy of the 120-foot spread pattern as the BBI Sniper’s biggest benefit: “At maximum width, we’re spreading granular fertilizer, urea, MAP and potash.” The machine is ISOBUS compatible, allowing it to work with most major control systems. An adjustable axle allows for pre-season and in-season application. The Sniper is also available on a high-clearance frame with either row crop or flotation tires.

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